Ernest L. Fawks, 55, Alfordsville

Ernest L. Fawks, 55, Alfordsville, died at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, at his home.

He was born at Huntingburg April 3, 1958, to Edward Sr. and Carol (Wipking) Fawks.

Surviving are his wife, the former Becky Edwards; three daughters, Rachael Leighty and husband Nathan of Petersburg, Tessa Fawks of Washington and Katelyn Fawks of Wichita Falls, Texas; two sons, Ernest Fawks Jr. of Huntingburg and Cody Fawks of Alfordsville; four sisters, Deb Stizman and Julie Powell, both of Huntingburg, Brenda Thomas of Dale and Lori Petry of Dubois; three brothers, Edward Fawks Jr. of Tell City, Larry Fawks of Jasper and Mike “Chub” Fawks of Dubois; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter.

Mr. Fawks was a member of Washington Church of Christ. He enjoyed the outdoors, arrowhead hunting and fishing.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ed Lee Mortuary in Washington. Brother Jack Neighbors will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Reeve Township.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Geneva Care Hospice.

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